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Meniscal Root Tear

Meniscal Root Tear Overview

The meniscus is a very important piece of cartilage in the knee. It is shaped like a “C” and it serves to cushion and stabilize the knee. In recent years the importance of the meniscus “root” has become more apparent.

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Meniscus Tear

The meniscus is a C-shaped piece of cartilage that serves as the shock absorber in your knee. It is important to keep your knee stable and to protect the health of your knee. The meniscus can be torn during a twisting or impact injury to your knee, or it can develop a tear over time from overuse.

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